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Ballet: The Three-Cornered Hat played by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conducted by Ernest Ansermet on gramophone records


Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet


by Sir Keith Hancock
The speaker, who is Professor of British Commonwealth Affairs in the University of London, is writing the official biography of Field-Marshal Smuts. In this talk he maps out the course he proposes to follow. (The recorded broadcast of August 1)


Unknown: Sir Keith Hancock
Unknown: Field-Marshal Smuts.


Octet in E flat, Op. 20
Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco; Andante; Scherzo, allegro leggierissimo; Presto played by the Whitehead String Octet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) Kathleen Sturdy (violin) Lorraine du Val (violin)
Colin Sauer (violin) Max Gilbert (viola) Jean Stewart (viola) Peter Beavan (cello)
James Whitehead (cello)


Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Violin: Kathleen Sturdy
Violin: Lorraine Du Val
Violin: Colin Sauer
Viola: Max Gilbert
Viola: Jean Stewart
Cello: Peter Beavan
Cello: James Whitehead

: The Behaviour of Badgers

Talk by Ernest G. Neal
For many years Ernest Neal has been studying badgers. In this talk he draws on his observations to give an interpication of their behaviour.


Speaker: Ernest G. Neal

: Marjorie Mars and Hugh Burden in 'ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM'

(author unknown)
Adapted for radio and produced by Raymond Raikes
Cast in order of speaking:
(Continued in next column)
Mayor of Faversham.....John Turnbull
Arden of Faversham was printed in 1592. It is not known who wrote it. It is known, however, that it is founded upon a particularly horrible murder effected in a house at Faversham, a few miles from Canterbury, on February 15, 1551. The play is noteworthy because, as Professor Allardyce Nicoll has pointed out, it is the earliest ' domestic drama ' in our literature: that is to say, a piece not about kings and queens but about ordinary small-town people. It was for a time attributed to Shakespeare, but some scholars now believe that it was written by Thomas Kyd. '


Produced By: Raymond Raikes
Unknown: John Turnbull
Written By: Thomas Kyd.
Franklin, friend to Thomas Arden: James Dale
Alice, wife of Thomas Arden: Marjorie Mars
Thomas Arden, Gentleman, of Faver sham: Godfrey Kenton
Adam Fowle, landlord of the ' Flower de Luce': John Cazabon
Michael, Arden's servant: Derek Hart
Mosbie, formerly a tailor, now Lord Clifford's steward: Hugh Burden
Clarke, a painter: Noel Iliff
Dick Greene, a factor: John Glen
Susan, Mosbie's sister, servant to Alice Arden: Audrey Mendes
Bradshaw a goldsmith: Garard Green
Murderers:Black Will: Howard Marion-Crawford
George Shakebag: Norman Shelley
Lord Cheney: Hamilton Dyce
A ferryman: Frank Tickle


Motet: Singet dem Herrn Suite in B minor for flute and strings
Magnificat in D
Doris Gambell (soprano) Adrienne Cole (soprano) Audrey Brice (contralto)
Eric Greene (tenor)
Arthur Reckless (baritone)
BBC Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Geoffrey Gilbert (flute)
Clifton Helliwell (harpsichord)
Martindale Sidwell (organ)
The Welbeck Orchestra (Leader, Vera Kantrovitch )
Conducted by Maurice Miles


Soprano: Doris Gambell
Contralto: Audrey Brice
Tenor: Eric Greene
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Flute: Geoffrey Gilbert
Harpsichord: Clifton Helliwell
Leader: Vera Kantrovitch
Conducted By: Maurice Miles


5—Conditions of Tolerance
Talk by Rabbi Leo Baeck


Unknown: Leo Baeck


Sonata in A minor played by Albert Chasey (violin) Leslie Chasey (piano)


Violin: Albert Chasey
Piano: Leslie Chasey

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